Dr Lukasz Walasek from the University of Warwick Department of Psychology has made two comments in relation to the Gambling Harm – Time for Action report, published today by the Authority of the House of Lords.
Results of a new survey suggest that over half of the UK population is struggling with sleep problems during lockdown. Here, Dr Nicole Tang from the Warwick Sleep and Pain Laboratory in the Department of Psychology comments on how events like the COVID-19 pandemic can disrupt our sleep, while sleep expert Dr Michelle Miller from Warwick Medical School offers some advice on sleeping well during lockdown.
Dr Dimitra Hartas from Warwick's Centre for Education Studies comments on the education attainment gap between richer and poorer families.
Leading gambling companies have voluntarily agreed to a 'whistle-to-whistle' television advertising ban during live sports broadcasts. Dr Philip Newall, Applied Psychology researcher at the University of Warwick, argues that we need to now turn our attention to online advertising.
“This is a robust and fascinating large-scale study of online misinformation" - Dr Kimberley Wade from Psychology discusses new research from MIT which finds that fake news travels significantly farther, faster, deeper, and more broadly than the truth on social media.